Jeffrey Hadler

Jeffrey Hadler, Ph.D. Cornell University (History) 2000. Assistant Professor in South & Southeast Asian Studies. Jeffrey Hadler teaches about the history and culture of Southeast Asia with a focus on Indonesia. His dissertation, “Places Like Home: Islam, Matriliny, and the History of Family in Minangkabau,” is an ethnographic history of a Sumatran community in the 19th and early 20th centuries. His current research is a history of Jews in the Malay world and an analysis of anti-Semitism and violence in modern Indonesia. His publications include essays on ideas of fatherhood and succession in Indonesia, and representations of African-American voice in America. He has held grants from Fulbright, the SSRC, Charlotte Newcombe, and the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation.

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